11 Buildings by Shigeru Ban
2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas
Responding to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan, architect Shigeru Ban designed a series of easy-to-build prefab shelters...
11 Amazing Australian Homes
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
11 Skylights Brighten a Compact, Narrow Home in Vancouver
Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an airy, open feel, despite...
Pritzker Prize-Winners SANAA Discuss Their Mind-Blowing Design for Grace Farms in Scenic New England
The award-winning Japanese architecture firm celebrates 20 years of practice with a thoughtful Stateside commission.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.
11 Ways to Create a Modern Mudroom in Your Home
Deciding to have a mudroom in your home could be one of the most important decisions you make, especially if you have a busy...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces
It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the...
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
RIBA Winners
I was down in the mailroom today when I spied a copy of Architecture 09: RIBA Buildings of the Year, edited by Tony Chapman,...